April 05, 2005

Multitudes Pay Final Respects to Pope

Falling silent, whispering the rosary and clasping their hands, tens of thousands of pilgrims paid their final respects to Pope John Paul II on Monday after his body was carried on a crimson platform to St. Peter's Basilica.

Prince Charles Delays Wedding for Pope Funeral

Britain's Prince Charles has postponed his marriage to long-time lover Camilla Parker Bowles from Friday to Saturday so that he can attend the funeral of Pope John Paul in Rome.

Bush Awards First Medal of Honor in Iraq War

President Bush on Monday awarded the first Medal of Honor in the Iraq war to Army Sgt. 1st Class Paul Ray Smith, who saved dozens of soldiers before he died in a firefight days before Baghdad fell.

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